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EPA Makes Historic Announcement: First Greenhouse Gas Rule for New Power Plants

29 March 2012 | National Geographic

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released long-awaited greenhouse gas rules for new power plants this week. Using the Clean Air Act, the agency standard would set the first national limits on the amount of carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions new power plants can emit. The EPA proposed the rule after delaying it several times since July 2011.

Look for this article in National Geographic.